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by Bill Rogers
Tue Apr 06, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: values for chess figures...
Replies: 36
Views: 3607

Re: values for chess figures...

As to the value of the pieces I have always been inclined to accept the values that HGM has posted with one possible exception and that is if you have both bishops then they are worth 350 each otherwise only 325 of so. I found the best values were somewhat based upon the number of attacking squares ...
by Bill Rogers
Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Battle of the Forgotten: Bottom 40 engines tournament
Replies: 12
Views: 2028

Re: Battle of the Forgotten: Bottom 40 engines tournament

What? No rating on engine #40?
As the aauthor of an engine which belongs in that lower group I am deeply interested in those engines.
Bill
by Bill Rogers
Sun Feb 28, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Computer Chess Hall of Fame
Replies: 20
Views: 2912

Re: Computer Chess Hall of Fame

Least we forget Belle and the Spraklins.
by Bill Rogers
Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:44 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: writing a new chess engine difficult task advice please ;-)
Replies: 15
Views: 2328

Re: writing a new chess engine difficult task advice please

When I wanted to write a chess program I looked every where for some kind of examples but found none, so Idecided to write one from scratch. The first thing I did was to create an outline of all the different part needed to in a chess rprogram, ie., borad representation, move generator, evaluation s...
by Bill Rogers
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:19 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Does anyone still have a 1 GHz Pentium III?
Replies: 40
Views: 3400

Re: Does anyone still have a 1 GHz Pentium III?

Ed

I have an old laptop that fits that description and would be willing to test your program.

Bill
by Bill Rogers
Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:14 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: New Year's resolution: a chess engine written in BASH script
Replies: 67
Views: 34531

Re: New Year's resolution: a chess engine written in BASH sc

Don
I tried to send you a private Email but it came back to me. I would be more than happy to send you the 4k chess program but I need a valid Email address.
Bill
by Bill Rogers
Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:47 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: New Year's resolution: a chess engine written in BASH script
Replies: 67
Views: 34531

Re: New Year's resolution: a chess engine written in BASH sc

Don I have a 4k chess program written for the TRS-80. I am not sure if it is a one-ply or a two -ply program but it works just fine. I did not write it but have been collecting chess programs for years now. It is written in Basic. I even wrote one that is 8k long, still only one ply. For the rest of...
by Bill Rogers
Wed Feb 03, 2010 3:58 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Programming and Technical Discussions
Topic: Evaluation of coding skills
Replies: 20
Views: 2537

Re: Evaluation of coding skills

Why 10x10 when an 8x10 works just fine?
Billl
by Bill Rogers
Sat Jan 23, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The eventually upcoming police policy in the CCC....
Replies: 47
Views: 4204

Re: The eventually upcoming police policy in the CCC....

Darrin Of you believe that someone is calling you names or any other form of bad treatment, the trick is not to fight back but to hit the little red (!) in the upper right hand corner and post a complaaint. That is not only the smartest way to do business but in the long run the best way to. The mod...
by Bill Rogers
Sat Jan 23, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: The eventually upcoming police policy in the CCC....
Replies: 47
Views: 4204

Re: The eventually upcoming police policy in the CCC....

Michiguel First of all you appearantely don't even have a clue as to what Spamming means, so quit using it in the wrong context. A spammer is a personn who is cutting into a site and trying to sell a product or at least keeps bragging about iit Dr. Weeb is not selling anything or doing any bragging ...